A Second Medical Opinion? Never a Bad Idea

Mar 16, 2016

It is not at all uncommon for patients to feel reluctant to seek out a medical opinion from a doctor other than their own. Studies have shown that the majority of patients are concerned that asking their doctor about getting a second opinion will create a rift in their doctor-patient relationship, which may negatively impact the… read more »

Be Aware of the Post-Holiday Blues!

Feb 2, 2016

A lot of attention is paid to seniors and holiday depression, but what about after the gifts have been returned, the menorah packed away, and the stale fruitcake thrown out? Loved ones and caregivers need to remember that winter begins within days of the major holidays, so after they wrap up, there are two months… read more »

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Does Medicaid or Medicare Pay for In Home Care Services?

Aug 25, 2015

When helping a senior or loved one recovering from an injury or decline in condition, or those suffering from dementia, adult children often need to call on outside help from qualified caregivers. While family caregivers can reap tremendous reward from providing care to a loved one themselves, burnout should be avoided at all costs. (Read… read more »